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Laudato Si’ Week is May 21 to 28

May 19th, 2023

Act to Make a Difference

Beginning on Sunday, May 21, Laudato Si’ Week is an annual observance to celebrate the anniversary of Pope Francis’ papal encyclical letter, “Laudato Si’: On Care For Our Common Home.” This year’s theme is “Hope for the Earth. Hope for humanity.”  Communities are encouraged to respond to the call of Pope Francis through reflection, prayer and action.

To learn more visit this website:

Learn more about Oblate ecological initiatives at La Vista Ecological Learning Center – – which offers programs and resources for living consciously.

The Oblates have joined Catholics worldwide in making a congregational commitment to Laudato Si. Click here to view our commitments.

Organized by their GreenTeam, Sacred Heart Parish in Oakland, CA Joined the local Pax Christi & neighboring parishes for an Earth Day clean up. Read the story here.

View part II of OMI JPIC’s Laudato Si Action Platform and watch the video: we revisit the commitments we have taken on and ponder what other action steps we might add.

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